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Table 3 Postoperative pain and nausea

From: Laparoscopic single-incision gastric bypass: initial experience, technique and short-term outcomes

Variables SILS (n = 14)
PCA activation (frequency), median (IQR)
 POD 0 20.9 (9–26.5)
 POD 1 36.6 (10–57.5.0)
 POD 2 13.1 (1–25.5)
Pain severity (VAS score), mean ± SD
 POD 0 6.9 ± 2.2
 POD 1 5.2 ± 1.9
 POD 2 3.9 ± 1.6
Oral narcotic use
 In hospital (number of dosage), median (IQR) 2 (1–3)
 After discharge (yes), n (%) 9 (64.3)
Anti-nausea medication (number of dosage), median (IQR)
 POD 1 3 (0-3)
 POD 2 2 (0-2)
  1. SILS single-incision laparoscopic surgery, POD postoperative day